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Diploma Programs in Sustainability Studies

Diplomas can both advance those who are already in the workforce or give an edge to applicants applying for a job that doesn't require a college degree. Diplomas can provide internationally recognized coursework that delves into specific curriculum in one subject area. So, what is a diploma in sustainability studies? Society is becoming more aware of its environmental impact, and those studying su… Read more

Diplomas can both advance those who are already in the workforce or give an edge to applicants applying for a job that doesn't require a college degree. Diplomas can provide internationally recognized coursework that delves into specific curriculum in one subject area.

So, what is a diploma in sustainability studies? Society is becoming more aware of its environmental impact, and those studying sustainability may analyze important worldwide and political issues such as global warming. They can also learn to work with large corporations to encourage green business practices. Diplomas often allow students to go beyond academics by providing hands-on experiences like collecting field samples and analyzing data, giving students practical skills as well.  

Students can gain confidence and negotiation skills as they acquire the ability to encourage big businesses and governments to take responsibility for the resources they consume. Students may also learn project management skills as they plan strategies to effect global environmental changes.

Those seeking a diploma program will be happy to learn that the cost associated is generally less than for obtaining a higher degree. With so many online choices now available, students should take the time to compare tuition costs to determine the best fit for their educational and financial goals.

Sometimes those seeking a diploma in sustainability studies are working in a career that requires the diploma to maintain their professional certification. Others may plan to continue their education to obtain a degree, allowing them to work as chemical, civil or environmental engineers, for example. Students with this diploma may find positions as environmental technicians or in sustainability business management.

Sustainability is a worldwide concern and options for education are available online and globally. There are even opportunities to attend campuses in locations where students can apply their sustainability training in forests or preserves. To begin, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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College of the Rockies
Cranbrook, Canada

With our two-year Post-Degree Diploma in Sustainable Business Practices, you will study business principles and focus on the knowledge and analytical skills needed to promote ... +

With our two-year Post-Degree Diploma in Sustainable Business Practices, you will study business principles and focus on the knowledge and analytical skills needed to promote sustainability initiatives in the business environment. The diploma program allows you to build a foundation in economics, accounting, general management, and marketing and then develop more specific knowledge in sustainable business practices. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
ISIGE - MINES ParisTech
Île-de-France, France

The Post-Master International Environmental Management (EnvIM) is a Post-Master’s degree program designed for young graduates holding a Master’s degree or young professionals ... +

The Post-Master International Environmental Management (EnvIM) is a Post-Master’s degree program designed for young graduates holding a Master’s degree or young professionals who wish to complete their curriculum with a specialization in the field of environmental management in an international context. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
12 - 14 months
French, English
Campus
 
Ecole Superieure Du Bois
Nantes, France

Engineers trained at ESB are able to use wood and other bio-based materials in an innovative way. They master scientific and technical knowledge, lead teams and manage project ... +

Engineers trained at ESB are able to use wood and other bio-based materials in an innovative way. They master scientific and technical knowledge, lead teams and manage projects. They use new technologies and place their approach in a logic of circular economy. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
3 years
French
Sep 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
 
HAC Leadership & Management
Madrid, Spain +5 More

The University Specialist in Circular Economy Management consists of 30 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months (from January to July 2020).

The University Specialist in Circular Economy Management consists of 30 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months (from January to July 2020). -
Postgraduate Diploma
Part-time
7 months
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris
Île-de-France, France

The DAUCEQ training covers the field of urban development taking into account the concepts of sharing and limits of public space, networks, the distribution between project ma ... +

The DAUCEQ training covers the field of urban development taking into account the concepts of sharing and limits of public space, networks, the distribution between project management and urban project management in the act of building and planning. It trains future professionals in the sustainable city with skills in the construction, eco-districts and development of tomorrow. Dauceq is a training program which takes place in one year: an academic semester (courses and tutorials) and a semester of professional experience in immersion in a company, culminating in a professional dissertation. Dauceq is a Level I Establishment Diploma. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
French
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Institute of Technology Development of Canada
Vancouver, Canada

This diploma program focuses on preparing you to work in the evolving field of green business management in a variety of positions requiring the application of current industr ... +

This diploma program focuses on preparing you to work in the evolving field of green business management in a variety of positions requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, and procedures and tools. This program will give you theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in green marketing, green business productivity, sustainability, corporate responsibility and sustainability change management. The program culminates with a hands-on project that allows for the skills learned in the program to be applied to real-world situations. -
Diploma
24 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad de San Martín de Porres
Santa Anita, Peru

The diploma of Social Responsibility and Sustainability is structured in 4 modules through which seeks to give a comprehensive vision that allows the participant to make the t ... +

The diploma of Social Responsibility and Sustainability is structured in 4 modules through which seeks to give a comprehensive vision that allows the participant to make the transition from the management of social responsibility towards sustainability, aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals - ODS. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 months
Spanish
Campus
 

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